Caraglio, Giovanni Jacopo

Caraglio, Giovanni Jacopo jōvänˈnē yäˈkōpō käräˈlyō [key], c.1500–1565, Italian engraver and designer, known also as Jacobus Parmensis and Jacobus Veronensis. He was a pupil of Raimondi and achieved distinction as an engraver on copper and, later, as a designer of medals and engraver of gems. His plates, about 70 in number, are chiefly reproductions of works of the Italian masters—Raphael, Titian, Michelangelo, and others.

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